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of these needs that we are not meeting anymore is we need to have a big panic about the deficit. because we have to panic about the deficit, we can't do this stuff we otherwise need to do. deficits, terrible. see this headline today? hey, turns out we do not actually have a deficit. look at that. surprise. huge u.s. budget surplus shatters record. we do not have a deficit right now. we have the opposite of a deficit right now. as of june the u.s. government was taking in $117 billion more that month than it was putting out. we are not in the red, we are in the black. this is the largest june budget surplus ever recorded in the history of the united states of america. but still, a thousand florida national guardsmen are not filling sandbags one day a week every week indefinitely even through storm season because congress panicked about that budget deficit that we do not have. and the deputy manager of the program to land this drone on the "u.s.s. george h.w. bush" says he is furloughing in place on the aircraft carrier while the drone is finally completing its historic landing. this is basically
and to bring down the deficit. growth with jobs, that is what the budget should do. enacting the budget and replacing the devastating cuts of the sequester are necessary steps for the sake of our economy and our national success. yesterday, secretary hittle said if the cuts are not lifted by october 1st -- secretary haig said of the cuts are not lifted by october 1st, we will be a much greater risk to mean a national security commitment. that is a pretty strong statement. it is time to engage in fair and open debate on our priorities in a budget that replaces the cuts, reduces the deficit, creates jobs, supports the middle class and takes us into the future. it is a stunning thing that we have no jobs bill and we have no budget. as the republicans have said, regular order on the budget. 110 days since the regular order in the senate has moved forward. comprehensive immigration reform. yesterday was a significant day in the cause of comprehensive immigration reform so far. president george w. bush urged a positive resolution to the debate and expressed hope that we keep a benevolent spir
at the thought. >> the trillion dollar deficits. >> and it does not look like the republicans are hoping a city. will you write a book for them? >> something about that and i think the republicans demean no, there are people all across the spectrum of both parties. i was asked -- i was speaking about my other book at fort leavenworth, the military base, not the prison. [laughter] and there were 1490 majors for mostly our country, but from around the world. it is a big school. someone asked me, what is the biggest problem that i worry about when i go to bed at night. the answer was american weakness why said that? i think the signal is being sent out from this country is that basically we are modeling american economy of your and it is a failed model. does not work. and there is no way that you can have the deficits we have had and have the debt we are incurring without sending out a signal to the world that this country is not born to be what it was in the past. there is no way that you can do that. you're not going to -- people take that message and they see it. and the -- then you turn around
million jobs and actually reduce the deficit by $24 billion. what a remarkable trifecta of accomplishments, supporting one of the world's most cutting edge agricultural economies, supporting significant employment and job creation and significantly cutting our deficit. what's not to love, madam president, in that farm bill? well, the house passed a series of amendments that eliminated our hard-fought bipartisan compromises and has effectively doomed the bill. similarly, the senate here passed a bipartisan water resources development act to modernize america's water infrastructure all over the country, including drinking water, waste water treatment, shipping channels. it got 83 votes here out of 100 in the senate. it's being slow walked in the house over ideological objections about the power of the government on environmental authority. after a historic committee markup, after the congressional budget office said it would reduce the deficit by $150 billion in the first decade and $700 billion in the second, this senate passed an overwhelmingly bipartisan immigration reform bill. i think o
deficit and a housing market boom and bust. >> the obama administration says it will spend billions to keep struggling homeowners in their homes. >> moyers: american families had been hit by the greatest economic downturn since the great depression. >> we're raised to believe that each generation can and will do better than the last. but is that really true? >> moyers: we wanted to know what had happened to the two american families we knew. we found jackie stanley outside her church. how are you? >> the graduate! >> moyers: along with a grown-up keith, now 35. >> i never would have made it to college, never would have made it to college, without mom. >> moyers: but jackie quickly confided that when we called her to see about filming again, she almost said no. i was telling kathy i thought i was a failure. i really thought i was a failure because i didn't do it. we went backwards. >> moyers: she said that after suffering some health problems, she had quit doing real estate altogether, that her dream of having her own office had come to nothing, that she hadn't done enough to make it
that hacked into iran's nuclear program. >>> and "the washington post," the deficit has shrunk. expected to be $759 billion. part of the reason is the massive spending cuts that kicked in march 1st. >>> "the wall street journal" says people are keeping up with credit card bills. rate of people falling behind has dropped to lowest level in two decades. debt is down and wealth is up. >>> and the charlotte observer says randy travis is hospitalized in critical condition with heart problems. the 54-year-old is treated for a heart ailment caused buy ay a virus. >>> and flash flooding in toronto, 300,000 customers lost power. the subway system was shut down and may not be back at full strength today. 1400 commuters were trapped for hours until early this morning. they had to be rescued after their train filled with gushing water. rescuers used inflatable boats to fry to free them. more thunderstorms today. >>> and a fast-moving tropical storm threatening the caribbean. it intensified overnight. it could be at hurricane stre >> announcer: this national weather report sponsor
. then there's going to be a deficit. the chicks come home to roost after the mid term election. mine is going to be coming in and out and no one will be upset until after the mid terms. >>steve: the government says there will be better verification someday. but right now because they've got to get things going, no verification. be truthful, america. >>brian: 24 minutes before the top of the hour. quick look at the world of sports. patriots fans are done with aaron hernandez. more than 1,200 showed up at the patriots pro shop to trade in their hernandez. shop said they can turn in their jerseys. the team took all hernandez memorabilia off the sh*els. nasp car stars turned in their racing stripes for a hard hat. darrell waltrip was among the driver who raised the massive race. trevor bane won the chance to break ground at the speedway's redevelopment project. congratulations. >>> she may be a wimbledon champion but that doesn't mean she's getting much respect. >> i wonder if her dad did say to her when she was 12, 13, 14 maybe, listen, you're never going to be a looker. >>brian: a bbc radio ann
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